Exchange: University of St Andrews

St Andrews is Scotland’s first university and the third oldest in the English-speaking world, founded in 1413. Ranked no.1 by the Guardian in the UK for 2024. Over 6 centuries it has established a reputation as one of Europe’s leading and most distinctive centers for teaching and research. Students have taken courses here in Life Sciences, Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Engineering. St Andrews is known for its vibrant social life huge selection of well supported clubs and friendly and close-knit student environment.  

  • St Andrews Is particularly well known for its Theology, divinity and religious studies (18th in the QS World University Rankings by Subject) *2024 
  • Philosophy (19th)  
  • Arts and Humanities (61st) 

Credit Equivalency: 120 Credits = 5.0 UofT FCE  

Available Courses: Click here 


Faculty of Arts  

Faculty of Divinity  

Faculty of Science 

Restricted Programs: Faculty of Medicine 

Housing: Housing is guaranteed for nominated exchange students from U of T who submit their housing application by the deadline stipulated by the host institution. Students must follow instructions from the host institution, and specific room types and/or locations may not be guaranteed. Please find more information here. 


Country(ies): UK (Scotland)
City: St. Andrews
Institution: University


Accepting Applications: No
Timeline: Fall (Sep-Dec), Winter (Jan-May), Year-long (Sep-May)
Run By: CIE
For Credit: Yes

Deadlines: Fall/Full Year Deadline: January 17, 2024
Winter Deadline: April 3, 2024


Language of Study: English
Level of Study: Undergrad, Graduate
Subjects Available at Host: All
Program Type: Study
Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT
Program Fees: No fee
Funding: IE Award and Funding From Host Institution


Schools/Faculties: All
Requirements: Minimum CGPA: 3.2 (undergraduates) and B (graduates)